Mozart, Salieri & the Bear
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Mozart, Salieri & the Bear
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Mozart, Salieri & the Bear NYC Reviews and Tickets

80%
(12 Reviews)
Positive
92%
Mixed
8%
Negative
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Members say
Great acting, Delightful, Entertaining, Absorbing, Great writing

About the Show

A double bill of short works by two Russian greats. Pushkin's little tragedy "Mozart and Salieri" challenges the question of who murdered Mozart.  It is partnered with Chekhov's vaudeville, "The Bear."

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Member Reviews (12)

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670 Reviews | 156 Followers
68
Useful, Slack

See it if you would like to see a clear staging of 2 important short 19th century Russian plays.

Don't see it if you are looking for sparkling productions: these feel slack. Read more

435 Reviews | 61 Followers
81
Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You’re interested two small plays from great treasury of Russian writers. What can you say about Pushkin?

Don't see it if If you’re looking for a comedy or musical.

391 Reviews | 133 Followers
70
Entertaining

See it if enjoy little known foreign plays that inspired famous English ones. Canned music, but still loved the sound of Mozart piped thru a church.

Don't see it if Hard to like The Bear which felt slow and, at times, too soft spoken. Read more

214 Reviews | 50 Followers
80
Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you want to enjoy 75 mins of very enjoyable + very good acting, gorgeous costumes and in general a feel-good environment. I loved it!

Don't see it if you are not interested in these 2 plays or don't want to travel to 86th St. But you would miss very good actors in 2 enjoyable plays.

134 Reviews | 28 Followers
82
Great writing, Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if What a delight to see the dedicated actors in this double productions. Very enjoyable 75 minutes. Good acting, dialogue n the costumes.

Don't see it if You can’t sit still for 75 minutes and Off-Off west of B’way small production is not your cup of tea.

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126 Reviews | 24 Followers
87
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Great writing, Delightful

See it if If you are curious about Russian theatre. The acting is great. Music is divine. The theatre is small but the stories are big.

Don't see it if You don’t like theatres in a church on second floor. Not interested in classics.

79 Reviews | 33 Followers
79
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Confusing

See it if you like small, intimate productions of intimate plays, or you like costume drama, or Russian drama interests you.

Don't see it if you have trouble understanding actors with foreign accents in English, or you are easily bewildered by Chekovian absurdity. Read more

44 Reviews | 24 Followers
85
Great acting, Delightful, Intelligent, Clever

See it if Minimal staging but terrific costumes. The actors were very good, and the play was thought provoking,

Don't see it if More talk than action, so don't see it if you want something very fast moving.